BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe & M8 Launched in India

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The two most luxurious models from BMW – the first-ever BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe and the first-ever BMW M8 Coupe were launched in India. Both models are available to order at all BMW dealerships.

 

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Price

 

BMW 840i Gran Coupe – INR 1,29,90,000

BMW 840i Gran Coupe ‘M Sport’ Edition – INR 1,55,00,000

 

The first every 8 Series launched in India. 8-Series is said to be BMW’s most luxurious sports coupe ever built. Comes with dynamic silhouette with four frameless doors, long wheelbase, coupe-style roofline. Supremely sporty interior, driver-focused cockpit, roomy cabin and sports car ambience. 

 

BMW 8 Series Engine Specifications 

 

Powered by a 3-litre, 6-cylinder in-line BS VI petrol engine which produces an output of 340 hp and maximum torque of 500 Nm at 1,600 – 4,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 5.2 seconds. The 6 cylinder engine is mated to an 8 speed Steptronic Sport Automatic transmission. 

 

The 8 Series Gran Coupe offers superior handling with its Adaptive Suspension and M Sport Differential.

 

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Features

 

Comes with BMW Gesture Control, Wireless Charging and Wireless Apple CarPlay®. The modern cockpit concept BMW Live Cockpit Professional running on latest BMW Operating System 7.0 includes 3D Navigation, a 12.3 inch digital instrument display behind the steering wheel and a 10.25 inch Control Display. Park Assistant with Rear View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier by taking over acceleration, braking and steering.

 

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Safety Features

 

BMW Safety technologies include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), anti-lock braking system (ABS),  electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor and ISOFIX child seat mounting for the two outer rear seats.

 

BMW M8 Price

BMW M8 Coupe – INR 2,15,00,000

 

Bold, racecar design with superlative aerodynamics, the M8 Coupe is the most luxurious M Car ever built! The M8 Coupe has a driver-focused sporty cockpit with luxurious interior and equipment. Under the hood is an unbridled 4-litre, 8-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine. Enhanced driving dynamics with M xDrive and M Sport Differential, M8 Coupe will be very sporty to drive. Also has a new ‘M Set-up’ and ‘M Modes’ add to ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’.

 

BMW M8 Coupe Design

Racing and design are intricately linked in the first-ever BMW M8 Coupe. Even the perspective from the front immediately conveys an unmistakably powerful message – here comes an M model. Few but very precise surface lines convey the extent of power lurking beneath the hood. The hexagonal kidney grille with M typical double slats draws attention to itself between the iconic four-eye face of the BMW Laserlight. The size of the air intakes widens towards the bottom and shows how immense the cooling requirements of the high-performance engine and brakes are. The torsion-resistant, extremely light carbon-fibre material in the M carbon-fibre roof reduces weight and lends modern technological value to the aerodynamic shape. The side view amplifies unmatched aerodynamics with the sharp inclination of the sharknose, extra-large air curtains and few bold lines. Flared aluminium wings with M gills and M8 designation emphasise track width and wheel size. The rear spoiler lip, M-specific M8 rear diffuser and M-specific double-flow exhaust system with twin tailpipes highlight racing aspirations.

 

BMW M8 Coupe Available Colours

 

Brands Hatch Grey, Sonic Speed Blue, Marina Bay Blue, Donington Grey, Barcelona Blue and Motegi Red. Optionally, customers can choose from a wide range of BMW Individual Paintwork options.

 

BMW M8 Coupe Interiors

 

The driver-focused interior of the first-ever BMW M8 Coupe is a commitment to sportiness and absolute luxury. M8 lettering on the door sill prepares for an adrenaline-charged atmosphere right from the point of entry. The driver and front passenger have a sporty, low seating position and the controls are grouped into clusters according to their function. The unique comfort and superior grip of the newly developed M Sport Seats is perfected by side bolsters and a flared shoulder area. This claim is visually underlined by the exclusive two-tone full leather ‘Merino’ upholstery with hexagonal embroidery in the seat’s center section and an exclusive illuminated ‘M8’ logo in the headrest. Generous space allows passengers to enjoy absolute freedom of movement. The luggage compartment has a capacity of 420 litres. The 40:20:40 split backrest and automatic boot lid operation provide greater space and flexibility for loading / unloading while Comfort Access gives way to hands-free opening and closing. Ambient Lighting with six dimmable designs creates an atmosphere for every mood. The Harman Kardon surround-sound audio experience turns every emotion of music into an acoustic revelation with its pure, rich and precise sound. The sound experience can be further upgraded to the optional Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound system.

 

Comes with optional offerings such as M seat belts, M Carbon engine cover, M Sport exhaust system, M Carbon ceramic brakes, M Driver’s Package among others.

 

BMW M8 Coupe Engine Specifications

 

The M TwinPower Turbo 4-litre 8-cylinder petrol engine is amongst the most powerful V8 engine ever developed by BMW M division. With two highly dynamic turbochargers, high-pressure direct injection, Valvetronic and a proven cooling concept, the engine creates a driving experience that even professionals dream of. It produces an output of 600 hp and maximum torque of 750 Nm at 1,800 – 5,600 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 3.3 seconds. Mated to the same Steptronic Sport automatic transmission as in the 8 Series.

 

BMW M8 Coupe Safety Features

 

BMW Safety technologies include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), anti-lock braking system (ABS), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor and ISOFIX child seat mounting for the two outer rear seats. Customers can also opt for BMW Night Vision with person recognition.


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